*Update* [Gallery] Pine City Rallies Against Poverty

Monday, May 4th, 2009 at 7:00 am

table-talkPine City residents gathered at the Armory, Sunday, for the Community Rally.  The event was hosted by Horizons, a group working to fight local poverty. Those in attendance shared and listed to ideas for growing Pine City’s community.

Approaches to Reducing Poverty:

Approach 1:

Focus on early childhood, youth, and schools.

Approach 2:

Create more and better local jobs.

Approach 3:

Help people meet their urgent needs.

Approach 4:

Join with others and create change

Approach 5:

Build individual, family, and community assets and hold onto them.

Approach 6:

Fight Racism

Approach 7:

Invest in basic community resources

1 Comment

  1. Nathan Johnson 05/4/09 at 9:58am

    Wouldn’t it be more accurate for such headlines to state that the community is rallying “for prosperity” rather than “against poverty”? Although, it really comes down to semantics.

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